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Microsoft offers free resources to help IT professionals be successful in today’s evolving IT environment. Take online courses, attend an in-person IT Camp, or download Microsoft software trials. All at no cost.

At the TechNet Evaluation Center you can download free, trial versions of Microsoft software, with no feature limits. Dozens of evaluations are available – all at no cost.


Try Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 for up to 180 days. Download the Windows 8 Enterprise 90-day evaluation. Or try Windows Azure at no-cost for up to 90 days.

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Microsoft IT Camps are no cost, hands-on technical training events for IT professionals led by Microsoft experts, centered on the issues and workloads you’re tackling in your environment today.


New IT Camps cover topics including Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 SP1, Windows 8 for IT professionals, Windows Azure and more.

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Microsoft Virtual Academy offers free online technical training on Microsoft products to help you deepen your skills, or learn new ones.


Learn at your own pace with access to more than 100 courses across 15 different technologies, including Windows Server, System Center, Windows 8, Windows Azure, and more.

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